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Michelle Pacansky-Brock
@brocansky
www.TeachingWithoutWalls.com
Humanizing Your Online Class
CC-BY-NC AnnaYanev
Michelle'Pacansky.Brock'
Author,(Online(Learning(Consultant,(Educator((
Mt.(San(Jacinto(College(
brocansky@gmail.com(
http...
•  We#are#using#Adobe#Connect.#Please#
enter#questions#in#the#text#field#at#the#
bottom#of#the#Q&A#Window.#We#are#
monitori...
#humanmooc
Human Element:
An Essential Online Course Component
Starts October 21, 2013 - FREE
How to Humanize Your
Online Class with
VoiceThread
(eBook)
Best Practices for
Teaching with Emerging
Technologies
More inf...
CC-BY-NC-SA Wendy Gratz
Get Your Goody Bag!
http://tiny.cc/humanize
Links to:
sample videos
VoiceThreads & more!
CC-BY-ND B Rosen
Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize
According to these online students,
what makes an online class ...
CC-BY-NC-ND Selbe B
CC-BY-NC-ND Mark DeSouza
CC-BY-SA Quinn Dumbrowski
what will you make?
The social aspects of
learning must be addressed
before engaging directly
with content.
Wenger, E. (1999). Communities of ...
Wenger, E. (1999). Communities of Practice: Learning, meaning, and identity.
Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Pres...
presence
instructor or teaching
1
presence
visible
Savery, (2005).
instructor or teaching
1
presence
actively engaged
visible
Savery, (2005).
instructor or teaching
1
presence
actively engaged
aware of and sensitive to
student needs
visible
Savery, (2005).
instructor or teaching
1
presence
actively engaged
aware of and sensitive to
student needs
visible
part of the class
Savery, (2005).
instructor or ...
social
presence
2
sense of belonging
social
presence
(Picciano, 2001)
2
social
presence
2
social
presence
student satisfaction
(Gunawardena & Zittle, 1997;
Rovai & Barnum, 2003)
depth of learning
(Picciano, 2002;...
CC-BY-NC-SA Zanthia
CC-BY Carlos Maya
CC-BY-NC Pulpolux !!
CC-BY Gustavo Devito
VULNERABLE?"
"What  value  is  there  in  being
CC-BY-NC-SA SusanVan Gelder
"People will support what they help create."
post-it note at front reception in Office Nomads,
...
Wisdom Wall
students co-creating the value of the class
as a learning experience
Link is included in the Goody Bag: http:/...
CC-BY-NC-ND Lynn (Gracie's mom)
• Ask questions
• Listen & respond to input
• Empower students to become teachers
• Acknow...
Class
Philosophy
Community
Groundrules
•Share your vision for the
class is, how students fit
into it, what your role is.
•...
Add Your Presence & Make
Your Syllabus Interactive!
Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize
CC-BY-NC-SA Daniel HonanCC-BY-NC-SA Daniel Honan
CC-BY-NC Thomas Hawk
BE REAL"I  was  so  sur9rised  to  lear:  you  weren't  a  computer."
Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize
Open the Class with a Personal Story
make relevant ties between content & real life
Start with an Online Ice Breaker:
invite students to share
Link is included in the Goody Bag:
http://tiny.cc/humanize
Ice Breaker: Invite Students to Share
3-min video
Clear Instructions
Ice Breaker: Invite Students to Share
Sara Smith
Barbara Long
Radolfo Lermo
Jerome Moffatt
Personalize pages
with student
...
CC-BY-NC-ND Mark DeSouza
set the table...and  let  the  feast  begin
Following Unit:
Reflective Blog Post.
•What did you learn
about photographic
meaning from
viewing the "My
Favorite Photogr...
Units with Brief Video Introductions
and Text Alternatives
Click here for
transcript.
(UDL, 508)
Recorded w
webcam into
fr...
improves social
presence
Asynchronous
Voice & Video Feedback
Borup, J., West, R. E., & Graham, C. R. (2012); Ice, P., Curt...
improves social
presence
Asynchronous
Voice & Video Feedback
Borup, J., West, R. E., & Graham, C. R. (2012); Ice, P., Curt...
CC-BY Gustavo Devito
LEARN OUT LOUD?
What  happens  when  st?dents
Asynchronous Voice/Video Interactions
Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize
Optional Check-In Slides
Optional Check-In Slides
Transforming Learning
turning students into teachers & content creators
A Wiki-Like VoiceThread
students are granted edit-privileges
"the shell"
A Wiki-Like VoiceThread
students are granted edit-privileges
"the completed project"
CC-BY-SA Kristina Alexanderson
"[Lear:ing  out  loud]  helps  us  get  to  know  each  other...it  makes  us  
more  sensi...
94%
strongly agreed
or
agreed
The VoiceThread
activities helped me
feel like I was part
of a group.
Student Survey Results...
94%
strongly agreed
or
agreed
The VoiceThread
activities helped me
feel more connected
to my instructor.
Student Survey Re...
Michelle Pacansky-Brock
@brocansky
www.TeachingWithoutWalls.com
#humanmooc
Human Element:
An Essential Online Course Component
Starts October 21, 2013 - FREE
CC-BY-NC-SA Wendy Gratz
Don't Forget Your Goody Bag!
http://tiny.cc/humanize
Links to:
sample videos
VoiceThreads & more!
Humanizing Your Online Class
Humanizing Your Online Class
Humanizing Your Online Class
Humanizing Your Online Class
Humanizing Your Online Class
Humanizing Your Online Class
Humanizing Your Online Class
Humanizing Your Online Class
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Relationships and socialization matter in learning! This presentation includes practical tips and strategies for adding your human presence to your online class with easy-to-use tech tools. Slides include built-in videos and a link to a "Goody Bag" of web resources to support your personal learning.

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  1. 1. Michelle Pacansky-Brock @brocansky www.TeachingWithoutWalls.com Humanizing Your Online Class CC-BY-NC AnnaYanev
  2. 2. Michelle'Pacansky.Brock' Author,(Online(Learning(Consultant,(Educator(( Mt.(San(Jacinto(College( brocansky@gmail.com( http://www.TeachingWithoutWalls.com( (( Kenneth'C.'Green,'moderator( Founding(Director( The(Campus(Computing(Project( (((&((Digital(Tweed(blogger(@(Inside(Higher(Ed( http://campuscomputing.net(
  3. 3. •  We#are#using#Adobe#Connect.#Please# enter#questions#in#the#text#field#at#the# bottom#of#the#Q&A#Window.#We#are# monitoring#the#discussion#and#will#try# to#bring#the#Q&A#comments#into#the# conversation.# •  We#will#not#use#the#“raise#your#hand”# feature.# •  We#are#recording#the#webinar;#the# webinar#archive#and#slides#will#be# available#later#today.## Q#&#A#
  4. 4. #humanmooc Human Element: An Essential Online Course Component Starts October 21, 2013 - FREE
  5. 5. How to Humanize Your Online Class with VoiceThread (eBook) Best Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies More info at: TeachingWithoutWalls.com
  6. 6. CC-BY-NC-SA Wendy Gratz Get Your Goody Bag! http://tiny.cc/humanize Links to: sample videos VoiceThreads & more!
  7. 7. CC-BY-ND B Rosen
  8. 8. Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize According to these online students, what makes an online class more human?
  9. 9. 2flavorsof online learning
  10. 10. CC-BY-NC-ND Selbe B
  11. 11. CC-BY-NC-ND Mark DeSouza
  12. 12. CC-BY-SA Quinn Dumbrowski what will you make?
  13. 13. The social aspects of learning must be addressed before engaging directly with content. Wenger, E. (1999). Communities of Practice: Learning, meaning, and identity. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
  14. 14. Wenger, E. (1999). Communities of Practice: Learning, meaning, and identity. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 2ingredientsof socializing online learning
  15. 15. presence instructor or teaching 1
  16. 16. presence visible Savery, (2005). instructor or teaching 1
  17. 17. presence actively engaged visible Savery, (2005). instructor or teaching 1
  18. 18. presence actively engaged aware of and sensitive to student needs visible Savery, (2005). instructor or teaching 1
  19. 19. presence actively engaged aware of and sensitive to student needs visible part of the class Savery, (2005). instructor or teaching 1
  20. 20. social presence 2
  21. 21. sense of belonging social presence (Picciano, 2001) 2
  22. 22. social presence 2
  23. 23. social presence student satisfaction (Gunawardena & Zittle, 1997; Rovai & Barnum, 2003) depth of learning (Picciano, 2002; Richardson & Swan, 2003; Rovai & Barnum, 2003) interaction (Tu, 2000; Stein & Wanstreet, 2003) 2
  24. 24. CC-BY-NC-SA Zanthia
  25. 25. CC-BY Carlos Maya
  26. 26. CC-BY-NC Pulpolux !!
  27. 27. CC-BY Gustavo Devito VULNERABLE?" "What  value  is  there  in  being
  28. 28. CC-BY-NC-SA SusanVan Gelder "People will support what they help create." post-it note at front reception in Office Nomads, co-working space in Portland OR
  29. 29. Wisdom Wall students co-creating the value of the class as a learning experience Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize
  30. 30. CC-BY-NC-ND Lynn (Gracie's mom) • Ask questions • Listen & respond to input • Empower students to become teachers • Acknowledge & share when you've learned TRUST • Be transparent • Share your stories is  the  foundation  of  communit6
  31. 31. Conditions of Participation • Which external tools will be used? • Who will have access to student content? • Which tools require account creation? Building Trust
  32. 32. Class Philosophy Community Groundrules •Share your vision for the class is, how students fit into it, what your role is. •Create safe, trustworthy foundation for all. • Remember, you are violating students' expectations of college learning! & Building Trust
  33. 33. Add Your Presence & Make Your Syllabus Interactive! Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize
  34. 34. CC-BY-NC-SA Daniel HonanCC-BY-NC-SA Daniel Honan
  35. 35. CC-BY-NC Thomas Hawk BE REAL"I  was  so  sur9rised  to  lear:  you  weren't  a  computer."
  36. 36. Upbeat Welcome Video! Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize
  37. 37. Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize
  38. 38. Open the Class with a Personal Story make relevant ties between content & real life
  39. 39. Start with an Online Ice Breaker: invite students to share Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize
  40. 40. Ice Breaker: Invite Students to Share
  41. 41. Ice Breaker: Invite Students to Share 3-min video Clear Instructions
  42. 42. Ice Breaker: Invite Students to Share Sara Smith Barbara Long Radolfo Lermo Jerome Moffatt Personalize pages with student names.
  43. 43. CC-BY-NC-ND Mark DeSouza set the table...and  let  the  feast  begin
  44. 44. Following Unit: Reflective Blog Post. •What did you learn about photographic meaning from viewing the "My Favorite Photograph" presentation?
  45. 45. Units with Brief Video Introductions and Text Alternatives Click here for transcript. (UDL, 508) Recorded w webcam into free YouTube account & embedded into LMS. Presence
  46. 46. improves social presence Asynchronous Voice & Video Feedback Borup, J., West, R. E., & Graham, C. R. (2012); Ice, P., Curtis, R., Phillips, P., Wells, J. (2007).
  47. 47. improves social presence Asynchronous Voice & Video Feedback Borup, J., West, R. E., & Graham, C. R. (2012); Ice, P., Curtis, R., Phillips, P., Wells, J. (2007).
  48. 48. CC-BY Gustavo Devito LEARN OUT LOUD? What  happens  when  st?dents
  49. 49. Asynchronous Voice/Video Interactions Link is included in the Goody Bag: http://tiny.cc/humanize
  50. 50. Optional Check-In Slides
  51. 51. Optional Check-In Slides
  52. 52. Transforming Learning turning students into teachers & content creators
  53. 53. A Wiki-Like VoiceThread students are granted edit-privileges "the shell"
  54. 54. A Wiki-Like VoiceThread students are granted edit-privileges "the completed project"
  55. 55. CC-BY-SA Kristina Alexanderson "[Lear:ing  out  loud]  helps  us  get  to  know  each  other...it  makes  us   more  sensitive  to  one  another's  opinions  and  thoughts.  ...We  are   more  likely  to  be  respectf?l  to  one  another."
  56. 56. 94% strongly agreed or agreed The VoiceThread activities helped me feel like I was part of a group. Student Survey Results (22 students surveyed; 77% response rate) Pacansky-Brock, (2012).
  57. 57. 94% strongly agreed or agreed The VoiceThread activities helped me feel more connected to my instructor. Student Survey Results (22 students surveyed; 77% response rate) Pacansky-Brock, (2012).
  58. 58. 89% strongly agreed or agreed The VoiceThread activities helped me feel more connected to my peers. Student Survey Results (22 students surveyed; 77% response rate) Pacansky-Brock, (2012).
  59. 59. Michelle Pacansky-Brock @brocansky www.TeachingWithoutWalls.com
  60. 60. #humanmooc Human Element: An Essential Online Course Component Starts October 21, 2013 - FREE
  61. 61. CC-BY-NC-SA Wendy Gratz Don't Forget Your Goody Bag! http://tiny.cc/humanize Links to: sample videos VoiceThreads & more!

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